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Gel-forming reagents and uses thereof for preparing microarrays

United States Patent

November 9, 2010
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New gel-forming reagents including monomers and cross-linkers, which can be applied to gel-drop microarray manufacturing by using co-polymerization approaches are disclosed. Compositions for the preparation of co-polymerization mixtures with new gel-forming monomers and cross-linker reagents are described herein. New co-polymerization compositions and cross-linkers with variable length linker groups between unsaturated C.dbd.C bonds that participate in the formation of gel networks are disclosed.
Golova; Julia (Burr Ridge, IL), Chernov; Boris (Burr Ridge, IL), Perov; Alexander (Woodridge, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
11/ 550,730
October 18, 2006
The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of Chicago representing UChicago Argonne LLC.